Next postgraduate open day November 2020
- Talk to our staff about our postgraduate programmes
- Find out about cohort-based PhDs at our centres for doctoral training
- Find out about our wellbeing and academic support
- Find out how we'll support your personal and professional development
- Hear from our current postgraduate students about their experiences
- Attend talks on funding, careers and accommodation
- Exploring our beautiful campus and the city
- Expore our sports complexes, Students Union and much more with Find Your Bristol
The School of Physics has a world-class reputation for research excellence, with a vibrant and diverse community of postgraduate students and programmes at the cutting edge of research.
MSc Nanoscience and Functional Nanomaterials
This interdisciplinary MSc programme will provide you with the skills, knowledge and expertise to become practitioners in nanoscience, whether in industry or academia. The programme provides innovative and novel training, and will support you in the next phase of your career.
MSc Nuclear Science and Engineering
Gain a solid grounding in the Science and Engineering principles underpinning the global nuclear industry. Throughout the programme you will benefit from an innovative connection, via the South West Nuclear Hub to the University of Bristol’s nationally-leading industrial research.
As an internationally renowned institution at the forefront of high-impact innovative research, Bristol has a lot to offer. Comprehensive skills training, fully funded doctoral training programmes, academic experts who are leaders in their field and state-of-the-art facilities create a research environment that is dynamic and challenging.
Research Group PhD opportunities
Our research groups offer a wide range of PhD opportunities to find out more information and to see what opportunities, projects and supervisors are available check our research group pages: quantum and soft matter, particle physics, astrophysics, theoretical physics, materials and devices and quantum engineering technology.
PhD Functional Nanomaterials
A structured year of training in the foundational skills necessary for research before moving to an academic department in the faculties of Science, Engineering or Medical Sciences for a PhD project at our Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials.
CDT Condensed Matter Physics
Training across a broad range of disciplines in the field of hard condensed matter physics, encompassing experiment, theory, fundamental studies and device applications at our Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter Physics.
CDT Quantum Engineering
Combining theoretical understanding with the practical application of quantum physics and mathematics with engineering makes this a truly successful approach to training at our Quantum Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training.
CDT Artificial Intelligence
We are a partner in a UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Advanced Computing. This 4 year programme focuses on the application of machine learning techniques to research projects in particle physics or astrophysics and includes a 6 month industrial placement with a partner organisation in the commercial, industrial or public sector.